Teaching Assistant Professor
- Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
- Saint Paul, Minnesota
- Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
- Posted Date
- Feb 1, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions
- Employment Level
- Non-Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul seeks outstanding applicants for a full-time, contract faculty Teaching Assistant Professor position. This is a 9-month (academic year), non tenure-track faculty position with a 100% time teaching role. Teaching professors fulfill essential and ongoing roles in the department’s teaching mission by delivering courses in various focus areas of our curriculum and advising students in the Plant Science and Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture majors. Also, contributing to the education objectives of large multi-institutional grants is expected. This position is considered a long-term position with established promotional guidelines (Assistant, Associate, and Full Teaching Professor) and opportunities within the department. Performance of teaching professors is reviewed annually and approximately every four years for promotion.
Teaching will be in the Plant Science and Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture undergraduate majors. At least 12 credits of teaching is the expectation with other opportunities supporting the education objectives of large multi-institutional grants which could include developing educational modules, and leading efforts directed at broader impacts. Courses will be in the general area of agronomy/agroecology, plant development, crop physiology, international agriculture, and professional development.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace is essential for this role. The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
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